Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a press briefing after her policy address. Photo: Sam Tsang Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a press briefing after her policy address. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a press briefing after her policy address. Photo: Sam Tsang

Northern Metropolis or ‘castle in the air’? Critics mostly agree on direction of Hong Kong leader’s policy blueprint, but question cost of grand plans

  • Carrie Lam does not give an estimate on cost of mega project, but suggests it will be financially sustainable
  • Lack of definite figures leads observers and lawmakers to voice fears scheme could end up being financial burden on city

Topic |   Carrie Lam policy address 2021
Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a press briefing after her policy address. Photo: Sam Tsang Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a press briefing after her policy address. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a press briefing after her policy address. Photo: Sam Tsang
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